NWCCOG Press Releases

NWCCOG 2022 Position on Housing 02.07.2022

NWCCOG 2022 Position on Housing 02.07.2022

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) represents 30 municipalities and counties across Region‐12, the northern–central mountain region of Colorado that includes most of the major resort communities that make up Colorado’s ski industry. Many of our member jurisdictions have been actively involved in addressing local workforce (affordable) housing issues for decades and are among the most innovative in finding solutions to this problem. The 2021 Mountain Migration Report, which was commissioned by NWCCOG and Colorado Association of Ski Towns (CAST), revealed many of the historic issues as it relates to available and attainable workforce housing.

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Affordable Connectivity Program Saves Internet costs for Eligible Households

Affordable Connectivity Program Saves Internet costs for Eligible Households

The Biden administration recently announced the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), giving eligible households up to $30 off their monthly internet bills, as well as a $100 discount on laptops, tablets, or desktop computers. According to Delia Sanchez, Energy Engagement Specialist at the Colorado Broadband Office (CBO), “ We estimate more than 600,000 Coloradans are eligible for the program and are not taking advantage of the ACP discount. Too many Coloradans are missing out on saving money!”

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